Handcrafted Treasures, Why It Makes Me Smile…

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Sat on the side of the road of our old neighborhood was a sign that said free… In the trash can perched a yard sale sign, and by the looks of the curbside trash they had a sale that day and/or the day before… Given [Read More]

On The Branches Of The Evergreens…

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I find the world around me an amazing adventure… I can walk in the woods and see the changes that the trees and plants make around me. Sometimes it is almost like a slow movie as the season grows, dies and transitions into the face [Read More]

A Early Homestead Morning , What It’s Like Here…

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It is mid November here, and it has been a late cold season arrival. The chores needing to be done before the arrival of the first snow have been completed, and the homestead has been wintered. The season of fall is a favorite season of [Read More]

Making The Carved Pumpkins Last, The Solution

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Carving pumpkins has been a enjoyable time of year… It is always a great time to visit another local farm and go pick our pumpkins from the rows upon rows of all sorts of different pumpkins. Often, I can see what the pumpkin is going [Read More]

Seasoning Your Cast Iron, The How To Facts

Like anything else, there is different ways to accomplish the same goal. Although what I am about to explain to you is the correct way, it might not be the same way you know. Also we are not going to tear this whole process apart, [Read More]

Bartering…. Getting Clever For Wintertime

Dotted all over the countryside are little known wintertime hot spots that you can barter for wintertime space for your own gain. You can exchange labor for a 4×4 space or you could barter for a larger space. Privately owned greenhouse owners are always eager [Read More]

The Cash Storm, Homesteaders Freedom…

With the warm coals from the hard wood fire, I sit in my warm house wearing my smiley faced pj bottoms and my traditional plain white T on. As the storm Sandy finally moves away, what is left in her path is beyond words, however [Read More]

Sharing My Resources To Help You Along The Way

After a few years of getting my homestead in order or to a place where I can spend more time on my blog and share my ideas and resources. I can finally sit down, start and play catch up. My first goal was to start [Read More]

The Chicken Strategy, Chickens are Smart!!

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Do you remember the story of wrong way Whooten I told you about when I was a child? Basically it was about a duck that was born around our pond, I believe in the end he was left by his familyu and was the only [Read More]

So Your New To This and Your Looking Where To Begin?

Like Peddlers peddling all sorts of Elixirs for everything that is wrong with you, so are people blogging and giving the information they know or think to believe to be true. Recently a community member said you didn’t need to buy books, everything was on [Read More]